East Asia

A train controller wearing a face mask in Beijing

What Can Be Done to Stop the Wuhan Virus

In a special conference call with subscribers, science columnist Laurie Garrett and senior editor James Palmer discuss the potential global effects of the new coronavirus.

Medical staff members wear protective clothing as they arrive with a patient at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in China on Jan. 25.

The Coronavirus: How to Stay Safe

As China’s epidemic continues to spread, things may seem scary. Here are 10 simple precautions that can protect you from contracting the coronavirus.

Security personnel check the temperature of passengers at the wharf on the Yangtze River in Wuhan, China, on Jan. 22.

As Wuhan Virus Spreads, Taiwan Has No Say at WHO

Chinese pressure keeps Taipei out of international organizations—putting everyone at more risk.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (second from left) attends a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (third from right) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

Pakistan’s High-Stakes CPEC Reboot

Pakistani officials struggle to balance a difficult program against a vital alliance.

Chinese soldiers sit atop tanks as they drive in a parade to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

China Is Blowing Its Chance in the Asia-Pacific

Beijing needs a better strategy to ease the United States out.

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